News tagged with fraunhofer institute for telecommunications

Panoramas for your tablet

Most people are familiar with the fictional world of 'Star Trek,' in which the characters can use a holodeck to create and interact with virtual worlds. It is possible to recreate a similar effect in the real world using ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Researchers developing faster video streaming

In the smartphones and tablet era, more and more users are watching videos on the move—with a resulting strain on mobile networks. The combination of the HEVC video compression standard with LTE brings networks welcome ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Telecom
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Solar cells made from black silicon

Solar cells convert three-quarters of the energy contained in the Sun's spectrum into electricity – yet the infrared spectrum is entirely lost in standard solar cells. In contrast, black silicon solar cells are specifically ...

dateOct 01, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Jointly utilizing LTE networks

Data-intensive Internet applications on smartphones, tablets and laptops are more popular than ever before. The result: Traffic on the mobile network is increasing at a blinding speed. Intelligent technologies are intended ...

dateFeb 03, 2012 in Telecom
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iPoint 3D - Using fingers as a remote control

( -- The 'iPoint 3D' allows people to communicate with a 3-D display through simple gestures - without touching it and without 3-D glasses or a data glove. What until now has only been seen in science fiction ...

dateFeb 19, 2009 in Engineering
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